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-- Provo -- us now -- Kansas City and Austin, Texas as the first city issue approved.
Google fiber but it's a battle for high speed Internet heats up across the country.
Our next guest says companies just plain chicken on a national game board rob -- -- joins us.
-- is good to have rob on.
This is sixty to watch from Google's point of view and we'll see where it goes but one -- Take the opening shot out of the dead and what you mean there and and then we'll go from there rob -- think of it.
-- so what's happening yours is Google's trying to drive everybody to much lower cost.
Higher speed networks released what feeds Google's engine of the back end and so -- they're using the power this dark fiber if they've bought across the nation about a decade ago.
To really drive -- low cost services in the hopes that the cable -- the hopes and in the belief that the cable companies and ordered to defend their turf.
We'll move what what kind products and won't get much faster networks much more quickly than we otherwise would get.
Opening on the street now that these networks this fiber that Google's using a hundred times faster than what -- put normal broadband.
How would be substrate for somebody Kansas City I guess who has this any issues with this service that you -- -- or is it just simply better than anything else that's out there from a consumer point -- -- Well mr.
-- -- you get something quite a bit faster quite a bit cheaper.
And certainly from Google's point of view they scare affect carriers and cable providers enough -- those folks will build out their -- structure much more quickly.
Also providing that vast.
-- -- The only real concern is what can be pumped over clearly Google was -- the best reputation with regard to privacy and much of -- it what they're starting to capture things like head mounted display cameras.
And of course moving the car cameras and the -- Has to do with your private information and so there is a concern that these -- get bigger.
Much more of your privacy is gonna be going through them she -- have to be a little concerned about privacy watch -- these plans up for a second we'll go off of them because 6020 dollars a month.
No construction -- you know -- but at the bottom of the screen they see if you pay 300 bucks to go -- you can get free Internet.
I'm I guess forever get a pay construction -- they're calling it then you got to pay.
Monthly -- -- television service from that but that does bring up that future of TV type discussion.
Is Google making a -- if so is the Smart one do you think on the people won't need at some point cable TV did this all going to be streaming and you know -- obviously Netflix -- had a lot of success and people are looking at.
-- model how far away are we from -- -- will we ever get there.
Well not very far at all factor right on the front end.
What's likely to be set top box wars.
How we've got Amazon and we've got Intel we've got apple.
And we have Google while moving towards this opportunity being able to provide a lot of contents.
Over a box just connected to the Internet no more to nurse no more networks are released no more direct network actually -- network content through something like Hulu.
But as part of that -- -- of -- subscription but bottom of the market's moving and a lot of fights bottom line to wrap it up -- bad news this then legitimate bad news for the cable companies people the cable business -- you wouldn't go that far.
It's got to force them to make huge capital investments before they were ready to do whether it's -- the beneficiary of this of the short term is the consumer but.
Cable companies are gonna take -- a lot more -- -- keep up with us -- -- we always good to talk to thanks for coming --
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